Run The Jewels 2 not only resumes the lyrical onslaught of its predecessor, but expands the duo's purview both thematically and sonically.
Otra Era agreeably splits the difference between commercial ambition and individualism.
On his major-label debut, Money Sucks, Friends Rule, Francis attempts to make the Swiss Army knife of party albums.
1989 displays Swift's willingness to venture outside her comfort zone without much of a safety net.
Ypres is notable for, more than any other Tindersticks effort, indulging an avant-classical ambition.
The covers on With a Little Help from My Fwends tend more toward pointless sabotage than creative rearrangement.
Kiesza's debut, Sound of a Woman, quickly reveals itself to be a crafty bait and switch.
Soused adds new dimensions to Scott Walker's oppressively gloomy rococo mood music.
The title of Mary Lambert's debut, Heart on My Sleeve, reads like a concise manifesto.
24 Karat Gold: Songs from the Vault is a glorified act of copyright protection.
The album's bugged-out trip-hop productions are occasionally interrupted by misguided attempts at R&B slow-burners.
The Best Day finds Moore playing energized, accessible guitar rock that retains many elements of Sonic Youth's inimitable sprawl.
From the first syncopated finger snap, it's clear Aquarius is a direct descendent of '90s-era Janet Jackson.
A conceptual stew of spellbinding electro-noir, You're Dead is Flying Lotus's most transcendent work to date.
Tough Love reduces Ware down to her essence, while offering ample opportunity for her to develop her technique.
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